Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway and free mp3 download): Sleepy Sun

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“Their long hair, nature-kid press photos and onstage face paint seemingly align Sleepy Sun with San Fran’s tie-dyed tradition, but the band’s palette is actually smeared with a whole lotta Blacks: Sabbath, Mountain (whose producer, Colin Stewart, works the boards here), Angels and– when singer Bret Constantino busts out a boogie-summoning wail on ‘Snow Goddess’– even the Crowes.” – Pitchfork.com

They’re playing in Madison tonight, September 27th.  Wanna get in for free?  You gotta act fast!  Read on to find out how you could win a pair of tickets.  While you’re at it, check out a free download of “New Age” from these exciting new psychedelic experimenters.

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This Week’s Nightlife and Giveaways: Indie Overload

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If this past weekend’s Forward Music Fest got you in the mood to load up on your indie rock intake, you’ve got an amazing week ahead of you.  Built To Spill, Mike Gordon, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Sleepy Sun, The Weakerthans, Bell X1 and Sufjan Stevens are all on their way to Madison, making for a very exciting next coupe of days—especially considering you could win free tickets to some of the shows!  You ready for this?

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